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Lawrence Chimerine, Ph.D. is president of Radnor International Consulting Inc., and partner and member of the Investment Committee of Strategic Capital Advisors in West Conshocken, PA. He is the former chairman, chief executive, and chief economist of Chase Econometrics and The WEFA Group.
With more than 25 years as an economic consultant, Dr. Chimerine has lent his advice to an impressive resume of major Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, and government agencies, providing private consultation on the state of the U.S. and world economics, specific industries and sectors, and the impact of economic conditions on decision making, budgeting, and strategic planning. He serves on numerous corporate boards, is a member of various professional associations, and has held teaching positions at three universities.
From 1965 to 1979, Dr. Chimerine was manager of the U.S. economic research and forecasting for the IBM Corporation. He left IBM to assume the chairmanship at Chase Econometrics, and in 1987, was appointed chairman and CEO of the WEFA Group. During the 1990's, in addition to founding and operating Radnor International Consulting, Dr. Chimerine was managing director and chief economist at the Economic Strategy Institute (ESI) in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Chimerine has earned a valued reputation as a leader in the economic arena. He has served on numerous governmental advisory boards, including the House of Representatives Task Force on International Competitiveness, the Census Advisory Committee, and the Economic Policy Board of the Department of Commerce. He is frequently called upon to testify on key economic issues before congressional committees, including the House and Senate Budget Committees, Joint Economic Committee, Senate Finance Committee, Senate Banking Committee, and the House Committee on Monetary Policy.
The author of several books, Dr. Chimerine's latest include Business Opportunities and Practices in the Far East and the Handbook for Raising Capital. His numerous articles have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Business Week, World Policy Journal, American Economic Review, and The President, and he is a frequent speaker at such organizations as the Detroit Economic Club, the Commonwealth Club of California, the World Affairs Council, the Wharton Symposium, the National Association of Business Economists, numerous trade association meetings, and many corporate boards and other corporate groups.
Popular television programs on which Dr. Chimerine appears regularly include the Lehrer News Hour, Adam Smith's Money World, Wall Street Week, Today, Good Morning America, Crossfire, C-Span, CNBC, ABC Evening News, and NBC Nightly News, among others.
Lawrence Chimerine received a B.S. in Mathematics from Brooklyn College and a Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University.
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